Healthcare

Viroga opens at Arcade Independence Square

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

  By Shannine Daniel An Ayurvedic medical centre by the name of Viroga was recently opened at the Arcade in Independence S...


Healthcare organisations unprepared for increasing cyber attacks

/ Wednesday, 25 May 2016 00:00

Electronic health records are prime targets because healthcare organisations lack the resources, processes and technologies to protect them. And it...


Adolescent health neglected worldwide: Report

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

AFP: Decades of neglect and underinvestment have damaged the health of 10-to-24-year olds worldwide and could hold back future generations, accordi...


Australia-SL cooperation to fight dengue

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

Under an Australian government sponsored program Professor Scott Ritchie from James Cook University of Australia, joined the National Dengue Contro...


Dr. Chandrasekharan joins Sri Lanka’s leading biotec company: Credence Genomics

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

Dr. Chandrasekharan has joined the pioneering biotechnology firm Credence Genomics as a consultant. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Co...


10th Annual Business Conference of Premium International

/ Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:00

Premium International, Sri Lanka’s most innovative and integrated healthcare solutions provider held its Annual Business Conference for the 1...


UAG’s bid to curb world’s 10th leading cause of death

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:07

All over the world, roads are shared by vehicles, pedestrians and other categories of travellers. The continuing evolution of road infrastructure, ...


Even brief bursts of exercise may help inactive people with diabetes

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:05

Reuters Health: Diabetics who sit at a desk all day may be better able to control their disease by getting up every half hour for a few minutes of ...


Revolutionised ‘Exeter Hip Replacement Surgery’ delivers successful results at Asiri Surgical Hospital

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:03

Asiri Surgical Hospital yet again proved to be one of the industries finest in introducing ethical healthcare solutions together with cutting-edge ...


Durdans Hospital extends lab services to Bambalapitiya for greater patient convenience

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:02

The first Joint Commission International accredited hospital in Sri Lanka, Durdans Hospital extended its diagnostics arm Durdans Laboratory Service...


India’s ITC resumes cigarette production with larger health warnings

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:01

Reuters: India’s biggest cigarette maker, ITC Ltd., said on Monday it had resumed production in phases, complying with new rules on pictorial...


Cambio appoints new CEO to drive next phase of market growth

/ Thursday, 5 May 2016 00:00

Cambio Healthcare Systems AB, one of the top e-healthcare providers in the Nordic region is shaping the future of healthcare by developing state-of...


Ceylinco Diabetes Centre unveils new discounts and special offers

/ Thursday, 5 May 2016 00:00

The Ceylinco Diabetes Centre has announced it will offer medical checks for diabetes and associated health complications at discounts of 20 to 25% ...


Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics awarded most recent ISO certification for medical laboratory

/ Thursday, 5 May 2016 00:00

Lanka Hospitals Diagnostics (LHD), a subsidiary of Lanka Hospitals, which offers patients and clinicians the largest test menu in the country via S...


Sri Lankan nutritionists confer on reduction of daily salt intake

/ Thursday, 5 May 2016 00:00

From left: International Union of Nutrition Sciences Vice President Dr. V. Prakash, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine ...


Hemas Hospitals offers new hope and long term solution for weight loss

/ Thursday, 5 May 2016 00:00

Opening of ‘Weight Loss Clinic’ of Hemas Hospital Wattala (from left): Director/General Manager Dr. Lasantha Karunasekera, Die...


Ceylon Oxygen partners Sri Lanka’s College of Anesthesiologists & Intensivists at Annual Academic Congress

/ Thursday, 5 May 2016 00:00

Ceylon Oxygen partnered with Sri Lanka’s College of Anesthesiologists & Intensivists as the official medical gas and respiratory...


Sagala Ratnayaka addresses special session of UN General Assembly on ‘World Drug Problem’

/ Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:05

Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayaka last week addressed the UN General Assembly and highlighted the need for all in...


Dutch Risk Reduction team concludes successful mission to SL

/ Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:03

As per President Maithripala Sirisena’s request in July 2015 for assistance from the diplomatic community in relation to the Chronic Kidney D...


WHO launches new global strategy seeking accelerated efforts to end leprosy

/ Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:02

New Delhi: WHO last week launched a new global strategy for leprosy calling for stronger commitments and accelerated efforts to stop disease transm...


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Perfections and imperfections of a hub aspirant

26 May 2016

The United Arab Emirates had almost unlimited capital, but very little of everything else. How they obtained the other necessary resources to achieve what UAE is today, is an impressive story of realism, courage and wisdom   ...


Believe Me I am Genuine: Economics of Trust

26 May 2016

Introduction The world is moving towards consumption of healthy foods. Growing concerns over non-communicable diseases such as diabetics, high blood pressure and cholesterol have pushed people to consume healthy foods.  One clear determin...


Women’s importance to Sri Lanka’s economic prosperity

26 May 2016

 Women’s contribution to the Sri Lankan economy is remarkable as major foreign exchange earning sectors comprise a larger proportion of women. Yet, Sri Lanka’s female labour force participation is behind many Asian nations. Pre...


‘Something is rotten’

26 May 2016

The appointment of ex-TRC Director General Anusha Palpitato high bureaucratic office in the Home Affairs Ministry and tolerance of senior officials publicly hobnobbing with sinister and notorious corporate entities like the Avant-Garde Chairman sm...


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